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Latest update : 2012-10-03

Hollande and the "Karcher moment" that wasn't

Last night's later edition of Media Watch: François Hollande is accused of copying Nicolas Sarkozy when he infamously reassured a distraught suburban resident that he'd clear her neigbourhood of trouble-making "scum". Hollande was visiting the Paris suburb of Echirolles after a fatal double shooting when a resident asked for his reaction. Was this an attempt to use Sarkozy-style communications or not?

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2015-08-27 Nicolas Sarkozy

From Sarkozy to Kim Kardashian: Staged celebrity photos

In tonight's MediaWatch, we take a look at criticism of the playback function on social media, this in the aftermath of the shooting death of two journalists in Virginia live on...

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2015-08-26 Journalism

Two US journalists killed live on air

A tragic shooting of two journalists live on local US television was one of the most commented stories this Wednesday on social media. We take a look at how the story evolved as...

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2015-08-26 immigration

Merkel booed by protesters over decision to welcome refugees

As Germany braces itself for a record intake of migrants and asylum seekers, Angela Merkel travelled to a refugee centre near Dresden that was the scene of weekend rioting by...

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2015-08-25 immigration

Migration semantics: Refugee vs. migrant

In tonight's MediaWatch, we look at the debate over the use of the word "migrant" to describe refugees seeking asylum in Europe. Also, a French minister seeks to raise his...

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2015-08-24 terrorism

Thalys heroes feted by media

We take a look at media reactions to the events on board a high-speed Thalys train last Friday, including across-the-board praise for the heroes who intervened to stop what could...

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